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Table 3 N° neovessels/mm2 in the neointima and Maximum thickness of neointima (μm) of different arteries

From: CD105 positive neovessels are prevalent in early stage carotid lesions, and correlate with the grade in more advanced carotid and coronary plaques

  N° neovessels/mm 2 Neointima thickness (μm)
Carotid AHA classification   
Early (I-III) n = 21 0.04 ± 0.2 626.2 ± 876.5
Intermediate(IV-Va) n = 17 1.8 ± 2.4 1925.7 ± 882.5
P-value 0.000 0.000
Coronaries AHA classification   
Early (I-III) n = 11 0.0 512.6 ± 327.6
Intermediate (IV-Va) n = 11 1.3 ± 1.9 1141.9 ± 458.8
Advanced (Vb-VI) n = 10 5.9 ± 7.4 1561.7 ± 1433.6
P-value 0.000 0.003
MCA   
Early (I-III) n = 12 0.0 129.2 ± 176.7
Intermediate (IV-Va) n = 8 0.2 ± 0.4 841.67 ± 455.5
P-value NS 0.001
  1. Values are mean ± SD; MCA, middle cerebral arteries; NS, not significant